Get into the best shape of your life. You will get a great cardiovascular and muscular workout while learning a very effective and practical martial art, Muay Thai Kickboxing.
About Muay Thai:
Muay Thai is the world’s fastest growing stand-up combat sport due in part to it also being the most intense & difficult stand-up sport.
Originating In Thailand:
Where it is their national sport, Muay Thai is referred to as the “Art of Eight Limbs,” as it uses punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes to have 8 points of fight contact, rather than the 2 points (fists) used in boxing.
Muay Thai Evolved From:
The older Muay Boran which was a combat method to be used by Siamese soldiers once they lost their weapons in battle. In addition to being practical for use in warfare, Muay Thai also quickly became a sport for entertainment in Thailand and has since spread throughout the world.
The Ancient Influences:
Still present in modern day Muay Thai can be seen in the practice of the Wai Khru, a ritual performed in the ring before a fight in which the fighter pays respect to his coach and training camp and asks Buddha for protection for him and his opponent.
Many Fighters That Follow Tradition:
Are seen wearing a headband called a Mongkhon while performing the Wai Khru and arm bands known as Pra Jiad.
Today Muay Thai Proves:
To be an intelligent and strategic sport practiced in Amateur and Professional bouts as well as a fun and safe way to relieve stress, improve health & confidence and condition the entire body.